North Carolina Wesleyan University has been named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2023 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes excellence in the development and support of dynamic and innovative pathways for community college transfer students. This year, Phi Theta Kappa has named 208 colleges and universities to its 2023 Transfer Honor Roll. NC Wesleyan was selected as being among the most transfer-friendly colleges in the nation, which was determined by its Transfer Profile in PTK Connect. The profile includes information about NC Wesleyan’s admissions practices, cost of attendance, campus life, recruitment practices and student reviews. The result is a Transfer-Friendly Rating that allows prospective community college transfer students to find the university that best meets their unique needs. Learn more on Phi Theta Kappa’s website.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) has named 171 colleges and universities to its 2022 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic pathways they have created to support transfer students.
The Transfer Honor Roll is determined by 40 key metrics related to the support and success of transfer students, including college cost and financial aid, campus life for transfer, admission practices, and bachelor’s degree completion. The Transfer Honor Roll was based on analysis from the National Student Clearinghouse, and on data submitted through the four-year institution’s profile on PTK Connect, Phi Theta Kappa’s online tool designed to help students find their best-fit colleges and career pathways.
Spotlighted at the 2022 American Council on Education (ACE) conference, the Transfer Honor Roll recognizes the importance of creating strong transfer pathways that lead to excellence and success among community college transfer students, and this year’s winners had exceptional outcomes, and several of these included:
• Average percent of transfer in undergraduate population – 60%
• Average bachelor’s degree completion rate among transfers – 77%
• Average credit transferred toward a degree major and/or plan – 91%
• Average percent of transfer students receiving merit-based financial aid – 84%
“This award is so important because it is based on what students tell us they need from their transfer experience,” says Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner, President and CEO of Phi Theta Kappa. “We are honored to recognize the colleges and universities working exceptionally hard to create stronger pathways to bachelor’s degree completion for all students.”
About Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.8 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 countries, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at ptk.org.
NC Wesleyan was one of many colleges to sign a transfer agreement for students pursuing Music, Theatre or Fine Arts at North Carolina’s community colleges. Students can now seamlessly transfer to any of a number of private colleges in the state to complete a bachelor’s degree in one of those disciplines. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE >